REPORT: Trump was angry after Luther Strange lost last night…but not WHY you think!
Added 09-27-17 12:37:02pm EST - “As you can imagine Trump was angry last night after the candidate he supported in the Alabama Senate race lost by 10 points. But according to some White House insiders, it wasn't just because…” - Therightscoop.com
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As you can imagine Trump was angry last night after the candidate he supported in the Alabama Senate race lost by 10 points. But according to some White House insiders, it wasn’t just because Strange lost, but because he knew it was a mistake to support Strange in the first place:
CNN – Returning from a high-dollar fundraiser in Manhattan on Tuesday evening, an infuriated President Donald Trump watched aboard Air Force One as Fox News called the Alabama Senate primary for Roy Moore against Trump’s favored candidate, Luther Strange.
What ensued was a barrage of angry venting at his political team and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who had consolidated establishment GOP support behind Strange.
Trump, officials and informal advisers say, felt misled by McConnell and his political team, who encouraged him to endorse and campaign for Strange.
Even before Strange’s loss on Tuesday, Trump expressed misgivings about getting behind the candidate, who he deemed too “low energy.” Trump fretted the endorsement made him appear weak, cowed by an establishment that he’d openly rebuffed during his own campaign.
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